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Ephesians 5:11 and Exposing Evil — A Real Case

Take no part in the unfruitful works of darkness, but instead expose them. For it is shameful even to speak of the things that they do in secret. But when anything is exposed by the light, it becomes visible  (Eph 5:11-13) Jesus exposed evil. The Light of the World does that. His people are the …

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Does the Bible Command us to “Respect no matter what”?

However, let each one of you love his wife as himself, and let the wife see that she respects her husband. (Eph 5:33) Recently we received the following excellent email and question from a reader. This is what she wrote: I’m emailing you because I’ve been wondering a lot lately about what the opinion of …

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A Shepherd Who Does not Know What a Wolf Looks Like is not a true Shepherd

Be sober-minded; be watchful. Your adversary the devil prowls around like a roaring lion, seeking someone to devour. Resist him, firm in your faith, knowing that the same kinds of suffering are being experienced by your brotherhood throughout the world. (1 Peter 5:8-9) For we do not wrestle against flesh and blood, but against the …

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Spiritual Sounding Talk that Has no Content Enables the Wicked and Oppresses the Innocent

I was reading the comments today on a Facebook page of one of our long time readers at ACFJ. She posted some excellent material challenging the church to wake up to domestic abuse in its midst. Then this fellow Michael came along and here is what he said: There is an all out assault by …

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Is Marriage Really an Illustration of Christ’s Relationship with the Church? a reblog from Wordgazer’s Words, by Kristen Rosser

Many thanks to Kristen over at Wordgazer’s Words for giving us permission to reblog this post which was the last in a 3-part series* at her blog. Over to Kristen. **** This post attempts to ask the question: “Maybe marriage isn’t an ‘illustration’ of Christ and the church, but isn’t marriage a type of Christ’s relationship with the church?” Typology is a concept mentioned …

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Wise as Serpents: Increasing in the Wisdom and Knowledge of the Lord (Part 20 of sermon series)

The early part of Nehemiah 4 has some principles that concern our study of the nature and tactics of evil. Now when Sanballat heard that we were building the wall, he was angry and greatly enraged, and he jeered at the Jews. And he said in the presence of his brothers and of the army of Samaria, …

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